Yukon North Slope plan seeks to conserve northernmost region of the territory

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There’s a management plan in the works for the Yukon North Slope, a vast region in the upper reaches of the territory that boasts rugged tundra, mountains and ocean coastline.

Once complete, the plan will ensure the next generation of Inuvialuit continue to carry out their rights on the land, said Billy Storr, the acting chair of the Wildlife Management Advisory Council for the Yukon North Slope, the organization behind the plan.

“The wildlife there is going to be protected and we’ll be able to continue our cultural use of the land,” he said.

The draft wildlife conservation and management plan puts forward several recommendations that seek to ensure land and

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